David E. Stone's

SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL

July 1 - August 31, 2019


Blood of the Poet

"The Blood of a Poet (French: Le sang d'un poète) (1930) is an avant-garde film directed by Jean Cocteau, financed by Charles de Noailles and starring Enrique Riveros, a Chilean actor who had a successful career in European films. Photographer Lee Miller made her only film appearance in this movie, which features an appearance by the famed aerialist Barbette.[1] It is the first part of the Orphic Trilogy, which is continued in Orphée (1950) and concludes with Testament of Orpheus (1960)."  - Wikipedia

 

The Blood of the Poet, 1930, 52:49

by Jean Cocteau

 

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